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Children have 90% chances of surviving cancer Children have 90% chances of surviving cancer

A Clinical Oncologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Dr Joseph Adedayo, has stated that early detection, accurate diagnosis a...

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Nobel-winning therapy strengthens immune system against cancer Nobel-winning therapy strengthens immune system against cancer

A revolutionary cancer treatment pioneered by the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine has been hailed as the future of fighting...

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SERAP writes Health Minister, Adewole, accuses him of mismanagement of funds SERAP writes Health Minister, Adewole, accuses him of mismanagement of funds

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has called out Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole over poor management ...

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432 Nigerians die of Tuberculosis daily – WHO 432 Nigerians die of Tuberculosis daily – WHO

About 18 Nigerians die of tuberculosis, TB, every hour totalling 432 deaths daily, according to the World Health Organization, WHO, which...

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Medication to prevent heart attack, sudden death - Scientists Medication to prevent heart attack, sudden death - Scientists

Researchers from the William Harvey Research Institute at Queen Mary University London in the United Kingdom have made public the result...

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New study says no safe level of alcohol, not one cup or one shot New study says no safe level of alcohol, not one cup or one shot

Even an occasional glass of wine or beer increases the risk of health problems and dying, according to a major study on drinking in 195 n...

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Gene causing breast cancer in Nigerian women identified Gene causing breast cancer in Nigerian women identified

A multinational research team has identified the genes responsible for inherited breast cancer in Nigerian women, according to the study...

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Active intercourse can make you look seven years younger — Physician Active intercourse can make you look seven years younger — Physician

The Chairman, Association for Advancement of Family Planning, Dr. Ejike Orji, says that men and women who maintain active s.e.x life usu...

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Women more likely to die of heart attack if treated by male doctor – Study Women more likely to die of heart attack if treated by male doctor – Study

Women suffering heart attacks in hospital emergency rooms in the United States are more likely to die if their doctor is a man than a wom...

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Nigeria recalls 2.4 million bottles of cough syrup containing codeine Nigeria recalls 2.4 million bottles of cough syrup containing codeine

The Federal Ministry of Health has recalled 2.4 million bottles of codeine containing cough syrup after a recent audit trail of the subs...

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BEWARE: 1.8 million people newly infected by HIV – UNAIDS BEWARE: 1.8 million people newly infected by HIV – UNAIDS

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said no fewer than 1.8 million people are newly infected by HIV, warning that HIV...

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Chinese university introduces new treatment for malaria in Nigeria Chinese university introduces new treatment for malaria in Nigeria

In order to tackle the dangers posed by malaria in Nigeria, medical experts from Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine China...

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₦720 billion disappears from NHIS ₦720 billion disappears from NHIS

Where is the N720 billion “invested” by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the last 12 years? Nobody seems to have an answe...

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Video game addiction now a mental disorder -WHO Video game addiction now a mental disorder -WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has classified compulsive gaming as a mental health condition.  

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Good news for Nigerian doctors, nurses as UK considers relaxing visa rule Good news for Nigerian doctors, nurses as UK considers relaxing visa rule

The United Kingdom is set to exclude medical staff from the government’s visa cap.

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Expert warns against killing rat with poison, suggests ways to eliminate rodents Expert warns against killing rat with poison, suggests ways to eliminate rodents

Dr Mutiu Oladele-Bukola of the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, has warned people against the use of r...

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 Mubi cholera update: 434 cases recorded, with 13 deaths Mubi cholera update: 434 cases recorded, with 13 deaths

he Adamawa Ministry of Health has confirmed that the cases of cholera outbreak in Mubi have risen to 434 with 13 deaths.The Information O...

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Two fleeing Ebola patients dead Two fleeing Ebola patients dead

Doctors have confirmed that three people with Ebola have fled the hospital in DR Congo on Wednesday.

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How breast cancer stays ‘quietly’ in other parts of the body – Scientists How breast cancer stays ‘quietly’ in other parts of the body – Scientists

Scientists have identified the mechanism that allows breast cancer cells to lie dormant in other parts of the body, only to reemerge year...

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One egg a day ‘may significantly reduce’ risk of heart disease, stroke One egg a day ‘may significantly reduce’ risk of heart disease, stroke

Daily egg consumption may significantly reduce the risk of heart diseases and stroke, says a recent study published in the journal Heart. ...

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